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Nursing home negligence alleged in patient fall – $200,000 Settlement (access required)

In August 2010, a Southwest Virginia resident was sent to a local skilled-care nursing facility after a knee replacement to receive physical therapy. Upon admission and assessment, nursing staff determined she required a two-person assist on all transfers, and a ...

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‘Job Hazard Analysis’ Expert Excluded (access required)

In an injured seaman’s suit against the owner of a commercial fishing vessel, a Gloucester County Circuit Court excludes plaintiff’s expert because defendant had no duty under maritime law to perform a “job hazard analysis” on vessel-to-vessel ingress and egress, ...

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Return to Sender? Norfolk judge says no

A Norfolk Circuit judge isn’t taking any chances on having a personal injury case land back in his lap. Judge Everett A. Martin Jr. had a fairly routine premises liability case before him last month. Plaintiff Daniel Moran was thinking ...

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